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The medieval Catalan city of Barcelona has only grown in popularity as a cosmopolitan, European destination. Host to the Olympics 25 years ago, the city underwent a modern renaissance that some
residents opposed, referring to the change as a commercialization that stripped the city of its essence. Fortunately, the Catalan culture has very much thrived with no better way to experience the historical Spanish city than through its pioneering, world famous gastronomy and cocktail scene.

Eat
The birthplace of molecular cuisine in the ‘90’s, Barcelona has advanced aeons since the first fishy foam with even Ferran Adrià, it’s inventor attesting, “the high gastronomy formula doesn’t work now”. Still breaking records, Barcelona is home to Tickets and Disfrutar , among other award-winning concepts coming come from El Bulli alumni and the Adrià dynasty.

Drink
Some of the best drinks in Barcelona can be found in the city’s restaurants as the food and drink culture overlaps in this global gastronomy capital. The Eixample neighborhood is one of the best spots to find a mix of innovative and Instagrammable drink spots like Alchemix and the classics like the city’s famous, distinguished Dry Martini Bar.

Experience
As a city, Barcelona offers an excellent quality to price ratio with tapas being such a widespread cultural tradition. Bite-site pintxos and tapas are best enjoyed with a local beer or wine as the city has experienced an emergence of interest in natural wines, or the traditional Vermouth.

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The new Barcelona’s diverse food scene
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The new Barcelona’s diverse food scene
The city has attracted young chefs willing to show that the Catalunya capital can go beyond the bodegas and the avant-garde restaurants that made it famous.
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Oh!Bcn Sugar Glass Design
Food and design event celebrated the relationship between glass and gastronomy
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These Unique Knives Are Found in the World's Best Restaurants
Florentine Kitchen Knives can be found in the kitchens and dining rooms of restaurants such as Disfrutar and The Jane.
See the Entire 32-Course Tasting Menu At One of the World's Best Restaurants
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See the Entire 32-Course Tasting Menu At One of the World's Best Restaurants
Take a tantalising glimpse at the 32-course tasting menu at one of the world's best restaurants, Disfrutar in Barcelona.
See the Full Tasting Menu at Three-Michelin-Star Lasarte
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See the Full Tasting Menu at Three-Michelin-Star Lasarte
Watch the full 15-course tasting menu at Barcelona's Lasarte restaurant unfold in this mouthwatering video.
4 Stunning Appetiser Recipes from Michelin-Starred Chefs
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4 Stunning Appetiser Recipes from Michelin-Starred Chefs
Find out how to make four beautiful appetisers from Michelin-starred chefs, all of which were served at the Food on the Edge 2018 launch in Barcelona.
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#50BestTalks Barcelona: Visions of Gastronomy
Five of the world's greatest chefs discussed waste, welfare, and legacy, and what it means to be 'fine dining' at a special event in Barcelona.
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#50BestTalks Barcelona Meet the Chefs
Ahead of the #50BestTalks Barcelona live-stream on Fine Dining Lovers on 27 June, read our interviews with all five of the world renowned chefs involved.
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Waiting for the #50BestTalks Barcelona Live-Stream
Find out how to live-stream #50BestTalks Barcelona, where some of the world's greatest chefs will dish on the future of gastronomy, on Fine Dining Lovers.
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Disfrutar: Familiar Flavours, New Techniques
Eduard Xatruch at Barcelona's Disfrutar restaurant, winner of The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017 One to Watch award, on balancing innovation and taste.
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The Roca Brothers Help Create a New Dining Experience
The Roca brothers have helped to produce a new dining experience in Barcelona, Opera Samfaina – an all out assault on the senses.
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A Glimpse of Albert Adria's Enigma Restaurant
Enjoy a quick glimpse of Albert Adria's newest restaurant, Enigma, in Barcelona.
10 Dishes from Lasarte – Spain's Newest Three Star Restaurant
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10 Dishes from Lasarte – Spain's Newest Three Star Restaurant
Lasarte in Barcelona is the ninth restaurant in Spain to be awarded three Michelin stars in the latest guide – see the dishes.
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Affordable Luxury: Where to Eat in Barcelona
Where to eat in Barcelona up to 25, 50 and 100 euros: a list of restaurants and venues offering exclusive experiences in the capital of Catalonia.
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Lionel Messi Opens a Restaurant in Barcelona
The superstar footballer Lionel Messi has opened his first restaurant in Barcelona alongside his brother and sister.
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Floating Food<br>Augmented Gastronomy
Meet Ignacio de Juan-Creix, a designer who for the past two years has been obsessed with making food float.
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Ham on Wheels: Barcelona
Meals on wheels takes on a new meaning in this unusual new premium fast food restaurant in Barcelona for cycling food lovers.
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The El Nacional in Barcelona
El Nacional in Barcelona is a multi-dining restaurant with four distinct areas serving different cuisine from the Iberian Peninsula.
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5 Classic Catalan Dishes and Where to Try them in Barcelona
Looking for the best food in Barcelona? Don't miss a guide to the iconic Catalan recipes to try while in the city and where to taste them the best.
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Albert Adria: Enigma Will Be The Last
Albert Adria speaks about his new venture in Ibiza, how Enigma will be his last project in Barcelona and more. Read here the full interview.
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Barcelona Bar Only Hires Staff Over 50-Years-Old
A bar in Barcelona is switching the idea of employment on its head with a new policy to only hire waiters and bar staff over 50-years-old.
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Modernist Cuisine Make Gaudí's Casa Batlló with Gingerbread
The creative fold at Modernist Cuisine have recreated Gaudí's Casa Batlló in Barcelona using gingerbread and a whole host of clever techniques.
How The Adria's Liquid Olives Are Made
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How The Adria's Liquid Olives Are Made
A nice video that shows one of the team from the Adria's Tickets Bar in Barcelona making their famous liquid olive dish.
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Watch A Preview of 'Constructing Albert,' A Documentary on Albert Adrià
Watch a sneak peek of 'Constructing Albert,' a documentary based on the life of Albert Adrià, the younger brother of acclaimed chef Ferran Adrià.
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Unique Yellow Installation Brightens Restaurant Facade
Spanish design team (fos) gave a dreary restaurant facade in Madrid a fun facelift with a bright yellow installation.
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Adrià Reveals New Restaurant in Barcelona Will Open in 2014
Ferran Adrià tells FDL that 'Yauarcan,' his brother Albert's upcoming Mexican restaurant in Barcelona with will open in early 2014.
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Ferran Adria Wants You to Hack Bullipedia
Ferran Adrià has launched the HackingBulliPedia contest which aims to improve the design and development of his famous BulliPedia gastro encyclopedia.
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Adria Explains The elBulli Foundation
Tim Hayward from the Financial Times has traveled to Barcelona to meet with the Spanish chef Ferran Adria and discuss his ambitious elBulli foundation plans
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Barcelona, a City Tasting Tour
Explore Barcelona by savouring every bite you encounter from tapas to sweet treats, drinks to chocolates - the Spanish city is a delight for cooks and eaters.
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Roca Brother's El Somni Rehearsal
A look at the rehearsal for the Roca Brothers El Somni culinary orchestra which started this week in Barcelona.
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Countdown To El Somni, The Roca's Culinary Opera
Over a year in the making, The Roca Brothers gastro-opera 'El Somni' debuts tonight. Here's a peek at the guest list, the food and the wine that will be served.
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A Look At Dishes From Pakta (Pictures)
The Adria Brothers' new restaurant Pakta is finally open in Barcelona. Take a look at pictures of the offerings from the restaurant's Machu Pichu spring menu.
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Barcelona Serves Up Unique Ice Cream
Eyescream and Friends is a unique ice cream shop in Barcelona that sells shaved Taiwanese ice with toppings that include cartoonish 'eyes.'
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Adrià Unveils Bullipedia at University of Barcelona
Ferran Adrià has unveiled his BulliPedia at the University of Barcelona, an institution that will offer academic tools and counseling to the project.
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Adria Brothers To Open Pakta in March
The uber successful Adria brothers have announced official opening dates for their two upcoming Barcelona restaurants, Pakta and Yaguarcan
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Pictures from 41 Degrees in Barcelona
A look at some food pictures from Ferran and Albert Adria's 41 Degrees experience in Barcelona
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Ferran Adria Names Upcoming Nikkei Restaurant 'Pakta'
Ferran Adria's new restaurant in Barcelona will be called 'Pakta' and is expected to open next January
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The Adria's 41º Experience
A video of food from Albert and Ferran Adria cooked at the brother's 41º venue in Barcelona
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Gaston Acurio Opens Restaurant in Barcelona
Gaston Acurio is adding Barcelona to his restaurant empire. The chef has opened Tanta Barcelona, a bistro dedicated to dishes from his native Peru
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A Magic Tour with Ferran Adrià
A trip to Barcelona for a tour of the elBulli exhibition, guided by Adrià himself. Held at the Palau Robert Museum the exhibit documents the history of elBulli
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Will Ferran Adria Change the World?
The Telegraph have been to Spain to interview Ferran Adria about his plans over the next few years
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The Adria's Mexican Plans in Barcelona
More news on the plans of Ferran and Albert Adria for their new Mexican restaurant, store and Mezcal bar opening in Barcelona
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Ferran Adria Plans a Japanese Restaurant in Barcelona
Ferran and Albert Adrià reveal their plans to open a Japanese style Nikkei restaurant in Barcelona
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Vegitecture | A Look At Barcelona's Green Wall
Check out Barcelona's green wall, a vertical garden inspired by food and architecture, also known as vegitecture
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The Adria Brothers Latest Creation
A video preview of the new Frosted Rain installation at Ferran and Albert Adrià's 41 Degrees Restaurant in Barcelona
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Ferran Adrià Food Documentary Released
Cooking in Progress, the new food documentary that follows the work of Spanish chef, Ferran Adrià, is now available on DVD
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Ferran Adrià to Open Mexican Restaurant in Barcelona
Ferran Adrià and his brother Albert announce they will open a new Mexican restaurant in Barcelona sometime in 2012
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Sugar Glass Art at Oh!BCN Design Week in Barcelona
The BCN Design Week in Barcelona featured an event that saw bakers and designers work together to create wonderful sugar blowing art
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Christian Escribà Bakery in Barcelona
If you can dream it, they can make it. And bake it.
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Tapas bar in Barçelona: a Revolution of Flavours and Tastes
Since the late 90s, chefs in Barcelona have applied their talents to the elaboration of tapas. Discover more about the Barcelona tapas tradition and bars on FDL